Pakistan vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 4 at Abu Dhabi - As it Happened
Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the fourth day of the first Test match between Pakistan and New Zealand at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
New Zealand, set a daunting target of 480 runs to win, were facing defeat as they finished the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan on 174-8 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Catch all the highlights of the match here: (SCORECARD)
At the crease were New Zealand's ninth wicket pair of Mark Craig (27) and Ish Sodhi (27) as they defied Pakistan in a 36-run stand.
New Zealand still need 306 runs while Pakistan need two wickets.
Pakistan declared their second innings at 175-2 with opener Mohammad Hafeez hitting an unbeaten 101 for his sixth Test hundred.
Brendon McCullum (39), Corey Anderson (23) and Kane Williamson (23) were the other run-getters.
Zulfiqar Babar, Yasir Shah and Rahat Ali took two wickets apiece.
Pakistan had made 566-3 declared in their first innings while New Zealand were bowled out for 262 in their first knock.